Offers and Discounts for Bennington Faculty and Staff
Apple® Education Discounts
Apple® is offering special pricing and discounts to employees working in higher education. Employees may be eligible to receive substantial discounts on a variety of favorite Apple products, including MacBook, Mac Desktops, software products, iPods, accessories, refurbished items and more. Best of all, employees can redeem the discount at any local Apple Store, the Apple Store online, or over the phone at 800-692-7753. Please note that this offer by Apple® is subject to change without notice.
The College Bookstore offers a 20% discount to all faculty and staff on clothing purchases. Some exceptions may apply. Please contact the Bookstore for details.
College Passes/Art Exhibitions
Crossett Library has circulating passes available for free admission to several museums and parks. The process is as easy as checking out a book, just be sure to bring your College ID.
- Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT: As the largest art and heritage repository in southern Vermont, the museum houses diverse collections reflecting the history of early Vermont and historically associated areas of New York and Massachusetts. Art and artifacts range in date from the early 18th century to the present. Items include the largest public collection of paintings by the American folk artist Grandma Moses.
- Vermont State Parks and Vermont Historic Sites: The pass admits one vehicle holding up to eight people to a Vermont State Park or Vermont Historic Site for one day. The library pass program is co-sponsored by the Vermont Department of Libraries, the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, and the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA: Bennington College has partnered with the MASS MoCA to provide free admission to the galleries for all faculty, staff, and students with a valid Bennington ID card. Additionally, members of the College community will receive a 10% discount to all of MASS MoCA’s performing arts events. Housed on a 13-acre campus of renovated 19th-century factory buildings, the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art is the largest center for contemporary arts in the United States. The institution is dedicated to the creation and presentation of provocative visual and performing arts pieces, and of works that blur conventional distinctions between artistic disciplines.
Southern Vermont Arts Center
Southern Vermont Arts Center (SVAC), located in Manchester, Vermont, is offering discounts on their summer art programs and events. SVAC workshops offer a wide variety of educational opportunities for all ages. Classes range from adult watercolors to summer camps for kids. SVAC is offering a 10% discount on summer programs and events. For more information, or to register, please contact Anne Marie Webber at 802-367-1302.
Bennington College offers discount tickets to the following theme parks. Please contact Human Resources for discount details.
- The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom: The Great Escape is a Six Flags Theme Park located in Lake George, NY. This amusement park offers 135 attractions including seven roller coasters, daily shows, and a huge water park. They are located between exits 19 and 20 of Interstate 87. For additional information, visit the Great Escape online.
- Bromley Sun Mountain Adventure Park: Bromley is a family-friendly mountain offering a mix of terrain (trails and glades) to please and challenge every skill level. In addition to winter fun, Bromley also offers a host of summer activities. The Bromley Mountain Adventure Park features an Alpine slide, giant swing, "The Big Splash," a 24-foot climbing wall, bumper boats, 18-hole championship mini golf, and much more. For additional information, visit Bromley online.
Verizon Wireless Discount
Verizon Wireless offers discounts to educational partners. Employees may be eligible to receive discounts up to 18% on monthly calling or data plans, phones, and accessories. Visit Verizon online, enter your work email, and select “Check for Discounts” to determine your eligibility for discounts. For additional information on products and services, contact our local Verizon Wireless business specialist, Todd Johnson, at 802-881-1734.